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Greens with Balsamic Vinaigrette Recipe

Greens with Balsamic Vinaigrette Recipe

Even when there are just two at the table, Sandy Hunt, Racine, Wisconsin, sees to it that her salads are well-dressed for dinner. "I keep a bottle of this light dressing in the fridge," she says.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 5 min. YIELD:6 servings


  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • Salad greens and vegetables of your choice


  • 1. In a jar with a tight-fitting lid, combine the first six ingredients; shake well. Serve over salad. Yield: 2/3 cup.

Nutritional Facts

2 tablespoons (calculated without greens and vegetables) equals 49 calories, 5 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 63 mg sodium, 2 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, trace protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 fat.